Research Topics

U.S. Labor Market & Industry

The Heldrich Center is working with Union County, NJ and the Union County Workforce Investment Board to produce a profile of the economic landscape of Union County based on an analysis of currently available data and interviews with key stakeholders. The Heldrich Center is identifying key trends in the local economy and key industries that drive its local and regional economy. The Heldrich Center is also profiling the characteristics of the county workforce and identifying the county's key education and training resources.

Conducted for Union County, NJ.

The Heldrich Center worked with leading companies within New Jersey's energy sector to respond to the critical skill and knowledge gaps facing the industry.

As part of its assistance to transition economies in Southeastern Europe, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) requested research on countries in Central and Eastern Europe that had experience with restructuring their coal sectors. The Heldrich Center, through an agreement with Worldwide Strategies, Inc., conducted research on the employment impacts of coal sector restructuring in Russia, Poland, and Hungary.